via press release:
Raw Emotion Mixed with Support for Harris Family Drives DEADLIEST CATCH Community to Historic High on Tuesday Night
DEADLIEST CATCH continues to draw record, broad audiences with it raw emotion and honest storytelling surrounding the final episodes of the late Captain Phil Harris. Discovery Channel ranks as the #1 cable network on Tuesday night among Adults/Men 18-49 & 25-54.
The episode, “Cain and Abel,” on July 6th, posted the highest ratings and delivery for any DEADLIEST CATCH episode EVER among W25-54, P/W18-49, P/M/W18-34 and HH, for delivery. DEADLIEST CATCH earned a 3.40 HH, 3.08 P2554 and 2.55 P18-49, delivering the largest P18-49 audience for a series in Discovery Channel history.
DEADLIEST CATCH was the #1 ad-supported cable telecast in primetime among almost every demo, including P/M/W18-49, P/M/W25-54, P2+, and HH (in both ratings and delivery). DEADLIEST CATCH had an average delivery of 5.26 million P2+.
The all new episode of AFTER THE CATCH was the #2 primetime ad-supported cable net among P/M18-49 and P/M25-54. AFTER THE CATCH earned a 2.34 HH, 1.98 P25-54.